Environment

Annual Election Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Dec 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

This meeting is the general election. Join us to vote, hear about what is coming up in 2019 for the GRWP, and how you can be involved.

Current nominations
Shannon Abbott, President (current Vice President)
OPEN, Vice President
Lori Beck, Secretary (incumbent)
Pam Allard, Treasurer (incumbent)
Dick B, Sargent at Arms

Nominations for Vice President or throwing your hat in the ring is accepted still.
We are also looking for people to be active volunteers to help with social media and fundraising/grants.

Location: 
Roots Brew Shop
Address: 
600 7th St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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No Enbridge Tunnel Rally Petoskey, Michigan

Date: 
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

No Enbridge Tunnel Rally! Calling all Water Warriors/Protectors, Friends of the Mackinac Bridge Authority, Michigan Voters, Tribal reps and citizens, and those that love the land and water in Michigan! We stand United! Dress Warm!! Bring Signs and tribal flags!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2274935606074362/

Location: 
Mitchell Street & 31

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Community Climate Conversation

Date: 
Fri, Dec 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join the City of Ann Arbor and other community partners for an interactive discussion about climate change: the latest science, current impacts, and how Ann Arbor can take action on Friday, Dec. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Ann Arbor Downtown Public Library 4th floor.

Location: 
Downtown Ann Arbor Pulic Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Support U-M Climate Action at Regents' Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Dec 6, 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

City:

Help ensure U-M becomes a climate leader by committing to carbon neutrality by 2035!

Join us in attending the December 6th Regents' Meeting at the U-M Golf Course to demonstrate support for a detailed climate action plan at the University.

President Schlissel made the first step on October 4th when he announced his commitment to carbon neutrality. Now it's time to take the next step and back this commitment up with a defined timeline and plan of action.

Location: 
University of Michigan Golf Course
Address: 
500 E. Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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PFAS Action Now Day

Date: 
Tue, Dec 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

City:

Join Michigan LCV on Tuesday, December 4 in Lansing (the House Democrats Press Room, House Office Building, 11th floor) to tell lawmakers that we demand PFAS action NOW.

We’ll be standing shoulder-to-shoulder with experts and residents who have been impacted by PFAS-contaminated drinking water and lobbying lawmakers to urge them to act.

Location: 
Anderson House Office Building
Address: 
124 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Call Gov Snyder re: Lame Duck

Date: 
Mon, Nov 26, 2018 - 8:00am to Sun, Dec 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

YOUR CALLS/EMAILS ARE NEEDED!

The "Lame Duck" period begins in the MI state legislature on Monday, November 26 and will run 2-3 weeks. This is when all of the Republicans who were voted out of office in November come back for one last attempt to pass terrible legislation. If you care about the environment, women's reproductive rights, or workers' rights (sick time and minimum wage), PLEASE make your voice heard.

Location: 
Phone or email

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End Incineration Demonstration!

Date: 
Sat, Dec 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

Join the Detroit Light Brigade for Breathe Free Detroit's next demonstration!

Calling all light-up bikes, LED-clothes, lit clowns, and light-up sneaker kids! Join the Detroit Light Brigade and Breathe Free Detroit in our enlightening demonstration to END INCINERATION! Bring flashlights, electric hula hoops, and renewable systems, spotlights, spinning lights and disco balls!

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Beyond Incineration: Zero Waste and Just Transition in Detroit

Date: 
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

You are cordially invited to attend our upcoming event Beyond Incineration: Zero Waste and Just Transitions in Detroit. An Environmental Justice Town Hall. There will be many national leaders in attendance to share expertise in moving toward zero waste. We will be providing food and this is a family friendly event. We hope you will join us.

Keynote Speaker:
Ananda Lee Tan, Campaigns Director, Climate Justice Alliance, advocate for just transition to local, living economies.

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave at Forest Ave. in Detroit

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Calling Washtenaw #WaterProtectors! Postcard Session

Date: 
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Let's eat cake and write to the 6 Michigan Senators who have sponsored or are reviewing SB1197, a bill that transfers a proposed completed tunnel under the Bridge to the Mackinac Bridge Authority, without funding or impact studies--and possibly removing Enbridge from liabitlies of tunnel or pipeline failures.
All material supplies will be provide. Your individual thoughts are valuable.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2159546264285247/

Location: 
418 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5327, United States

Lame Duck Lobby Day

Date: 
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

City:

PLEASE RSVP at our website if you're pretty sure you can come: https://www.oilandwaterdontmix.org/lame_duck_lobby_day
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Location: 
Michigan State Capitol
Address: 
110 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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